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Every year during the third weekend in July visit the historic site of Fort de la Presentation for the re-enactment of the French and Indian War. The mid-1700’s come to life with land and water battles on the scenic St.Lawrence River in Ogdensburg, NY.

Saturday and Sunday Admission

Adults – $7.00

Military ID – $4.00

Youth Ages 6 to 16 – $2.00

Youth under 5 – Free

Friday, July 20, 2018

9:00PM – Colonial tales around the campfire with John Wade.  Rain Location: 615 Franklin St., Ogdensburg, NY 13669

Saturday, July 21, 2018

10:00AM – Gates Open

10:00AM – Noon Cartridge Rolling with the Young at Heart with George Cherepon

10:00 – 11:00AM – Kids Activities

10:30AM – Colonial Trade Demonstrations

10:30AM – Colonial Mid-Wife with Holly Miller

11:00AM – Water Battle Begins

11:30AM – Children’s Muster

11:30AM – Lecture – “History of the 60th Regt.” with George Bougher

12:30AM – Court Marshall

1:00PM – “Synopsis of the French and Indian War” with Jack Frost

1:30PM – Land Battle Begins

2:00 – 3:00PM – Children’s Activities

2:15PM – Mock Duel followed by Medical Demonstration

3:00PM – English Country Dance Demo

3:00PM – Tomahawk Throwing (public invited)

3:30PM – Children’s Muster

4:00PM – Gate’s Close

7:30PM – English Country Dance at Freight House Restaurant, 20 Market St., Ogdensburg.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

10:00AM – Gates Open

10:00AM – Noon Cartridge Rolling with the Young at Heart with George Cherepon

11:00AM – Water Battle Begins

11:30AM – Children’s Muster

12:00PM – Fire Starting Demo with Flint and Steel

12:00 – 1:00PM – Kid’s Activities

1:00PM – “Synopsis of the French and Indian War” with Jack Frost

1:30PM – Land Battle Begins

2:30PM – Gates Close

More information about the 2018 event will be published here as it becomes available.

2018 FOUNDER’S WEEKEND SPONSORS

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Details

Start:
July 20
End:
July 22
Event Category:

Organizer

Fort La Presentation
Website:
fort1749.org

Venue

Van Rensselaer Point
21 Commerce St.
Ogdensburg, New York 13669 United States
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Phone:
315-394-1749